Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities With Us, You’ll Go Far

The Center for Better Beginnings is the foremost center for birth defects research, prevention and care. The Center is the umbrella name of all the work performed under UC San Diego’s Division of Environmental Science & Health in the Pediatrics Department. We are proud to offer outstanding career and employment opportunities for growth and success within our organization.

Creating Opportunities for Health Equity

We’re deeply committed to building a culture of people working together to make systematic advancements in maternal and child health equity. We support a team of faculty, staff and volunteers who are dedicated to reaching the goal of everyone having an equal opportunity to live healthier lives—no matter their background, socioeconomic status or current state of health.

For information about current career opportunities, visit Careers at UC San Diego. To refine your query to the Department of Pediatrics, use the search tool and enter the term “pediatrics”. Our job listings will reference the Location Name as Kearny Mesa. Alternatively, you can use the Keyword search and enter our Division name “Environmental Science & Health” to view our jobs.

UC San Diego students, please access Handshake to search for current student job postings.

To learn about our post-doctoral fellowship in perinatal pharmacoepidemiology, please view our flyer and contact Dr. Gretchen Bandoli at for additional information.